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we are on the scene of a horrific fire that claimed the life of a little fairfax county boy. the conservative political action conference kicks off today in prince george's county. the list of high profile speakers. plus. who "won't" be there. and bao bao preparing to land in china. she is just sixty minutes away from arriving at her new home. good morning washington i'm autria godfrey. and i'm larry smith. toss to eileen - spring-like through saturday (60s & 70s) - 2 season weekend - showers/t-storms saturday with cold front (70) - cooler & breezy sunday (49) today: mostly cloudy. milder. stray
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south. highs: 63-67 winds: s 5 mph tonight: mostly cloudy and mild. patchy fog. lows: 46-50 winds: s 5 mph to calm thursday: am fog. partly sunny. even warmer. highs: 72-76 winds: s 5-10 mph happening now - a search for a sex offender in st.
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search for a sex offender in st. mary's county. sam sweeney is at the live desk. overnight - police announced an arrest warrant for steven goldsmith. come take a look at your screen. goldsmith is a registered sex offender. police say the 27-year-old violated
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if anyone has information about where goldsmith is - you're asked to call st. mary's county crime stoppers. at the live desk. i'm sam sweeney. jummy larry back upstairs to you. now to a developing story in fairfax county. a family - devastated after a fire at their home leaves a young boy dead. q mccray is live in lorton this morning. right now prince william county police are looking
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endangered 15-year-old girl. "makayla mattei" has been missing since friday. police say she left her home on banks court in dumfries just before seven am that morning. mattei is in need of medication for a serious medical condition. she was l
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georgia state hoodie, leggings, and had a black georgia state backpack. the conservative political action conference kicks off this afternoon at national harbor. some of the trump administration's most controversial figures are set to address the group this week - including education secretary betsy devos, environmental protection agency head scott pruitt, and senior white house adviser steve bannon. vice president mike pence will speak tomorrow night. president trump will speak friday morning. noticeably absent from cpac will be alt-right leader milo yiannopoulos. yiannopoulos was uninvited to the conference after video re-surfaced online, in which he defending sexual relationships between young boys and older men. in the last 3 days-- he was uninvited to cpac, had his book deal canceled, and has resigned as an editor at "breitbart." yiannopoulos apologized for the comments-- saying that he does not endorse pedophilia. right now we are tracking the panda express. right now bao bao is preparing to land at his new home in
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now less than an hour away from touching down. bao bao took off from dulles yesterday afternoon after a motorcade of fed-ex trucks picked her up at the zoo. we will let you know the moment she arrives in her new home. coming up - a crime alert trend. thieves - skipping past the expensive items in your car, to steal something we all have. the item they have their eye on. and the spring like weather sticking around until saturday. but then - a big change. the tale of two seasons happening this weekend.
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saturday with cold front (70) - cooler & breezy sunday (49) today: mostly cloudy. milder. stray shower/sprinkle, especially south. highs: 63-67 winds: s 5 mph tonight: mostly cloudy and mild. patchy fog. lows: 46-50 winds: s 5 mph to calm thursday: am fog. partly sunny. even warmer. highs: 72-76 winds: s 5-10 mph breaking overnight - another rocket takeoff.
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plane crash in australia. dash cam video - shows the horrific aftermath of the plane- crashing into a shopping mall before it opened. the pilot was killed- along with 4 american golfers visiting from texas. among them- greg de haven - who was originally from fairfax county - and a 1964 graduate of w.t. woodson high school. the pilot had reported "catastrophic engine failure" right after takeoff. breaking overnight, russia earlier this morning launched a unmanned cargo ship to the international space station. it comes after a previous att
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launching the ship failed in october. the launch comes as the spacex "dragon" supply ship is expected to arrive at the space station later this morning. spacex launched that ship on sunday from florida. if all goes as planned, russia's cargo ship will arrive to the space station by friday. nasa will present new findings today on planets beyond our solar system. they're called exoplanets, and they each orbit a star other than our sun. some of these exoplanets could potentially support life. the first one was discovered in 1995. nasa says it's now confirmed the existence of almost 35-hundred exoplanets. the closest exoplanet to us in the universe is a rocky planet named proxima. it was discovered just six months ago. a new crime alert trend you need to hear about. thieves- breaking into your car, to steal the manual. a california couple says their i-pod was untouched- but a thief ransacked the car and took the manual. the possible motive- unnerving. police say thieves are looking for key
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so they can go to a dealer and ask for a replacement key. this incdent happened in california - but police in florida say they're also seeing a trend of manual thefts. seven's on your side with a consumer alert- that could have a big impact in your kitchen. the cost of olive oil.. on the rise. the combination of bad weather and pests has hit the harvest hard in southern europe. in italy -the crop was only half the size of last year's production. that's pushing up prices at the store for you. preparations are underway ahead of sunday's oscar ceremony in los angeles. but crews this week had to work quick because of rain. they put up tents and hung some of the gold drapery. local painters also were tasked with repainting the iconic gold statues. they say they use a secret recipe of paint's to get the perfect gold color. despite all the hard work, workers say its' pretty cool
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out they work at the oscars. the oscar's are this sunday right here on abc seven. our own kidd o'shea is heading to hollywood for the oscars. don't miss his live reports from los angeles starting friday morning right here on good morning washington. time now for weather
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- spring-like through saturday (60s & 70s) - 2 season weekend - showers/t-storms saturday with cold front (70) - cooler & breezy sunday (49) today: mostly cloudy. milder. stray shower/sprinkle, especially south. highs: 63-67 winds: s 5 mph tonight: mostly cloudy and mild. patchy fog. lows: 46-50 winds: s 5 mph to calm thursday: am fog. partly sunny. even warmer. highs: 72-76 winds: s 5-10 mph a consumer alert about the cost of car insurance.
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many of us do behind the wheel that's driving up premiums. plus - a game of thrones giveaway win a pair of tickets to next week's live concert - right after the break.
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what's the story behind green mountain coffee and fair trade? let's take a flight to colombia. this is boris calvo. boris grows mind-blowing coffee. and because we pay him a fair price, he improves his farm and invest in his community to make even better coffee. all for a smoother tasting cup. green mountain coffee.
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the temperatures heating back up today. in fact we could be looking at the mid-seventies before the we
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jummy olbanji. and i'm larry smith. good morning washington. toss to veronica - spring-like through saturday (60s & 70s) - 2 season weekend - showers/t-storms saturday with cold front (70) - cooler & breezy sunday (49) today: mostly cloudy. milder. stray shower/sprinkle, especially south. highs: 63-67 winds: s 5 mph tonight: mostly cloudy and mild. patchy fog. lows: 46-50 winds: s 5 mph to calm thursday: am fog. partly sunny. even warmer. highs: 72-76 winds: s 5-10 mph
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new developments this morning in connection with
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protests. sam sweeney is at the live desk. and sam - you were right in the middle of some of this on inauguration day. larry, i was right there as pol
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rioters away in handcuffs. they scuffled with police, broke windows and even lit cars and limos on fire. and now a grand jury in d-c has indicted five more people with "felony rioting". this is in addition to the "two-hundred and nine" other people who were already indicted for destroying property. most of which took place near 12th and k streets northwest. charges against some have been dismissed. felony rioting carries a maximum of 10 years in prison and a fine of up to 25 thousand dollars. perhaps they'll think twice next time... back up stairs to you. the 20-17 conservative poltical action conference known as "cpac" - kicks off today - and a lot has changed since last year.. john gonzalez is live at national harbor with what we can expect. the conference comes as president trump is moving forward with plans
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immigration enforcement. it's increasing deportation fears across the country. we'll have more on the new orders from the department of homeland security - coming up at 5:45. right now.. authorities are trying to track down the person who vandalized four d.c. monuments and memorials. graffiti was found on the d.c. war memorial, the lincoln memorial, the world war two memorial, and the washington monument. investigators believe the incidents are linked. the graffiti consists of bizarre messages.. including references to the kennedy assassination and nine-eleven. park officials are in the process of removing the graffiti.
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and you might remember four years ago when a woman was arrested for splattering green paint on several monuments, memorials and the national cathedral. that 58-year-old was ultimately found incompetent to stand trial. the jackpot for tonight's powerball drawing is up to 403 million dollars, after no-one matched all six numbers on saturday. this is the 10th largest jackpot in powerball history. the last big wn was back in november, when 20 co-workers in tennessee split a 420 million dollar prize. new video just released of a scary scene we first told you about last week. actor harrison ford - nearly hitting another plane. the close call in the sky, were seeing for the first time. but first - here's what's coming up tonight on abc seven.
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- spring-like through saturday (60s & 70s) - 2 season weekend
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saturday with cold front (70) - cooler & breezy sunday (49) today: mostly cloudy. milder. stray shower/sprinkle, especially south. highs: 63-67 winds: s 5 mph tonight: mostly cloudy and mild. patchy fog. lows: 46-50 winds: s 5 mph to calm thursday: am fog. partly sunny. even warmer. highs: 72-76 winds: s 5-10 mph plus - a misguided michelin star
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mistaken identity at one restaurant. plus - breaking new details about the mysterious death of kim jong nam. the break-in overnight connected to the murder. q live tz
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y2a0gy yi0y bizarre killing of kim jong nam-- the half brother of north korean leader kim jong un. overnight malaysian investigators say the 2 woman suspected of killing him were specifically trained to wipe toxins on his face. investigators say the women did practice runs in shopping malls in the days leading up to the murder. the suspects say they were dupped into doing this and say they thought they were participating in a tv comedy prank. since jim jong nam's death-- malaysian officials say there have been break in attempts at the morgue where his body is being kept... we'll stay on top of this one and bring you new information as it comes in... jummy larry. now to a developing story in fairfax county. a family - devastated after a fire at their home leaves a young boy dead. q mccray is live in lorton this morning.
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some d.c. police officers are being praised as heroes, after rescuing a
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car. the incident was captured on body camera video. the driver ran off bladensburg road near the national arboretum. the car hit a pole, then ignited. police officer steven hines was driving by at the time. he saw the flames, and called for backup. other officers quickly arrived. only one person was in the car.. and he's now ou
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hospital. he's grateful to the officers who saved him. scary video of a robbery caught on camera. a guy with a shot-gun -- bursting into a business- and firing into the ceiling. this happened along south dakota avenue in northeast on saturday. no one was hurt. police are trying to determine if he also robbed a business in northwest on the same day! if you have information - call police. happening today, d.c. mayor muriel bowser plans to highlight reforms made by d-c fire and e-m-s. she'll appear at a news conference with chief gregory dean. the department has been struggling with ambulance wait times since 20-15. last year the department got new private ambulances. and it's taken other steps to improv
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the mayor will announce new proposed legislation today. it would require insurance companies to cover a larger share of emergency ambulance and pre-hospital medical services. new this morning.. we're finally getting a look at last week's close call involving actor harrison ford. newly released video shows his single-engine plane flying right over an american airlines jet. more than 100 people were on board that aircraft. the incident happened at john wayne airport in southern california. ford mistakenly landed on a taxiway instead of a runway. after landing, he asked controllers if that jet was "supposed" to be below him. the f-a-a is investigating the incident. now to the first 100 days... new department of homeland security rules are greatly expanding the number of undocumented immigrants subject to immediate deportation. the new guidelines do not reverse a 20-12 executive order protecting 750-thousand people brought to the u-s as children...
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the hiring of 15-thousand new immigration and border agents... and greater coordination with local police in making immigration arrests. meantime, president trump could sign a revised travel ban as soon as today. yesterday afteroon - activists unfurled a 20- foot long banner on the pedestal of the statue of liberty. it read "refugees welcome." park rangers removed the sign after determining doing so would not damage the monument. republican members of congress - back home - and facing fury. recess is typically a quiet time for lawmakers to get away from the capitol and catch up with consitutents in their home districts. but the backlash over president trump's policies is sparking protests and tough questions at town halls across the country. one of the biggest concerns has been the president's plans to repeal obamacare. coming up at six - a president's day terror plot, thwarted. the bombing spree
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of the islamic state. plus - a painful reminder, or a piece of virginia history? the fight over a controversial statue in charlottesville. and spying devices in your home. the long list of items that could put your family in danger - and the simple change that can stop it, coming up at six. huge addition for the nats. washington adds a big bat by picking up 4-time all star cather matt wieters. the former oriole has agreed with the nationals on a two year, 21-million dollar deal. he's expected to take a physical in palm beach later today. and you could be headed there too! good morning washington is giving away training camp tickets later this morning. watch at seven a-m, when we switch over to newschannel for your chance to win! it's an honor chefs work their entire careers for - earning a star in the michelin guide. but one diner in france got the
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mistake. michelin released its 20-17 french guide earlier this month and one of the newest entries was this little cafe. they serve up a lunch special for about 13 bucks. but the star was actually meant for another, much fancier, restaurant with the same name about 120 miles away. dinner there is definitely gonna set you back a little more than 13 dollars.. it's 5: and time for a check on weather.
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saturday (60s & 70s) - 2 season weekend - showers/t-storms saturday with cold front (70) - cooler & breezy sunday (49) today: mostly cloudy. milder. stray shower/sprinkle, especially south. highs: 63-67 winds: s 5 mph tonight: mostly cloudy and mild. patchy fog. lows: 46-50 winds: s 5 mph to calm thursday: am fog. partly sunny. even warmer. highs: 72-76 winds: s 5-10 mph
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the hot fashion accessory on the red carpet oscar sunday? moms! lin-manuel miranda is up for best original song for "how far i'll go"from moana, and he had no choice over his date speaking of the oscars, is host jimmy kimmel leaving late night? possibly, but not for a while. he
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night? possibly, but not for a while. he tells variety that his current contract is signed through 2019 - and after that "it's possible that will be it." jimmy is, 49, has hosted his show for the past 14 years, and is about to host the oscars for the first time on sunday. and speaking of the academy awards, the voting is closed!
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[inaudible] -- >> now, "good morning washington," on your side. we begin with a breaking news alert. get ready for the return of spring. veronica johnson is tracking a glorious warm-up on your wednesday. such exciting stuff as we say good morning to you, washington. [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit ncicap.org] larry:

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